Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

The Twelve Steps to being a Spiritual Writer

Step Eleven – Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our writing by seeking a conscious contact with God – praying only for the knowledge of His will for our work and the power to carry that out.   I … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 21, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. First Peter 3:15-18 Simply proclaim the Lord Christ holy in your hearts, and always have your answer ready for people … Continue reading

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No Man Left Behind

Pentecost approaches. We are in the middle of “the 50” and the life of the Church looks forward to the reminder.  We remember the day that it was all too, too real and God chose to put  a final rest … Continue reading

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Failure, Fatima and Fasting

JMJ I teach math in a public high school. Like any job, it provides daily challenges. Sometimes, though, education creates situations that really test me, both professionally and personally. For six years, I have taught Calculus III to a collection … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Post: May 14, 2018

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 14:1-12 Do not let your hearts be troubled. You trust in God, trust also in me. In my Father’s … Continue reading

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Me? An evangelist?

Did you know that when you were baptized, you were anointed to be an evangelist? Yes — you, I and every Christian are meant to bring others into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. How do we do that? There are … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps of being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Ten – Continue to examine ourselves, our writing and our writing gift daily and when we are wrong, promptly admit it. By now we have asked God to reveal all the mistakes and sins of our past. We … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 7, 2017

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 10:1-10 ‘In all truth I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold through the gate, but climbs … Continue reading

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Running for the End Zone

By Janice Lane Palko I recently celebrated my birthday. Now that I’m past the fifty-yard line of life and heading to the end zone, I can no longer deny that I am aging. When I was in my twenties and … Continue reading

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This Year, Experiencing Death and Resurrection during Holy Week became a Personal Reality

Author’s note: The following was written during Holy Week. It has to do with my wife’s death, funeral and the fresh grief that followed. I thought I should share it here.  Marty’s funeral was April 6th. Everything was perfect; the … Continue reading

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